Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: alteration

1. alteration (om begivenhed) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe change was intended to increase sales.
This storm is certainly a change for the worse.
The neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)change, modification


Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere specifikke termeracceleration, avulsion, birth, break, breakup, chromosomal mutation, conversion, damage, death, decease, deceleration, decrease, deformation, destabilization, detachment, development, drop-off, easing, expiry, fluctuation, genetic mutation, harm, impairment, increase, lessening, loss of consciousness, moderation, mutation, mutation, nascence, nascency, nativity, play, relief, retardation, revolution, scintillation, separation, sex change, shift, shimmer, slowing, sparkling, sublimation, surprise, transformation, transition, transmutation, transmutation, twinkle, vagary, variation

2. alteration (om handling) the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adjustment, modification


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termeraccommodation, adaptation, laxation, loosening, tightening, tune

3. alteration (om handling) the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt would require a drastic revision of his opinion.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)revision


Mindre specifikke termertransformation, translation


Mere specifikke termerdistraction, metamorphosis, misdirection, modulation, qualification, reorganization, transfiguration









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